Be A Junior Ranger
Yorktown Junior Ranger Badge
Yorktown Battlefield has a Junior Ranger Program. The program was developed to allow families to learn together and are designed for children through age of 12. Each Junior Ranger Program takes about two hours to complete. Booklets can be purchased for $.96 from the gift shop. Experience the end of colonial America with the final major battle of the American Revolution to become a Yorktown Junior Ranger. Successful completion of the program earns a Certificate of Merit and a patch symbolizing the historic nature of the site.
Did You Know?
Thomas Nelson, Jr., is one of Yorktown's most famous residents. He was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, served as Governor of Virginia in 1781, and commanded the Virginia militia during the 1781 siege of his hometown. His home still bears damage from the bombardment during the siege.